BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

What is the Diploma of Work Health and Safety?

This BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety qualification aims to give students the underpinning knowledge required to manage Work Health and Safety within the workplace.

The BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety is recommended for people who coordinate and maintain the work health and safety (WHS) program in an organisation and are looking to further develop their skill sets.

This qualification reflects the role of practitioners who either currently hold a BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, or apply a substantial knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts.

With almost all industries now requiring a WHS professional in the team, this qualification is designed for people or organisations to provide formal qualifications as required by their industry, enabling you or a  staff member to upskill and move forward in your career.

CTF funding is available for this course. Visit our funding page to see if you’re eligible or call 1300 938 411

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All core units in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies.

Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units which have been mapped as equivalent:

  • BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response
Units of competency
  • BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents
  • BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system
  • BSBWHS519 Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools
  • BSBWHS522 Manage WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS512 Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety
  • BSBWHS518 Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant
  • BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures
  • BSBRSK401 Apply risk management processes
  • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

Face to face: The face to face component of the BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety is delivered over eight days, the course times are 8.30am until 4.00pm each day. Delivery consists of pre-course reading and familiarisation assessments, face to face delivery and self-paced assessments completed over a period of up to 24 months.

In-House training: This qualification can be customised to suit your organisation and delivered on-site. Contact Trainwest for more information.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Trainwest offers a personalised hand-holding RPL process. Whereby a training specialist will assess your evidence against the required competency standards for the qualification.

Self-Paced Learning (SPL): You receive hard copy learner guides and assessments to complete. It is your responsibility to return the completed assessments to Trainwest.

eLearning: All training is conducted online, through Trainwest’s eLearning portal. assessments are submitted directly through the eLearning portal. Hard copy learner guides can be purchased for an additional cost.

As a self-directed student (SPL and eLearning), you receive ongoing remote support from Trainwest trainers. This is in the form of telephone and email communication. Face-to-Face training can be arranged at an additional fee.

  • $  2400 New Students
  • $  2100 Trainwest Repeat students
  • $  1900 Self-Paced Learning
  • $  1900 eLearning
  • $  2000 Recognition of Prior Learning
  • $    300 2 hours of personal coaching

Trainwest has interest free payment plans available for this qualification. For terms and conditions refer to Trainwest Student Information Handbook or contact or 1300 938 411

Course Calendar

Course dates are subject to change

To enrol contact Trainwest